HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – An electrical power strip overloaded in a house in Holyoke Saturday, causing three people to lose their home.
Holyoke Fire Captain Anthony Cerrutti told 22News luckily, the family of three had working smoke detectors and were able to make it out of the burning home safely, along with their dog.
The fire started at 203 Ontario Avenue at around 10 o’clock Saturday morning. Captain Cerrutti said the fire started in the basement, but caused smoke damage throughout the home.
The victims are staying with family.